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2021

Dr Alessandro Giardini

Paediatric cardiologist in
London

MD PhD

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Professional statement

Dr Alessandro Giardini is an award-winning and leading cardiologist based at the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London, specialising in paediatric cardiology. An expert on congenital heart disease, Dr Giardini is the lead of inpatient services at GOSH, and also provides outpatient consultations for all manner of heart problems in children, including palpitations, heart murmurs, chest pain, and heart valve issues. He also privately practices at The Harley Street Clinic Children's Hospital, The Portland Hospital and Chase Lodge Hospital, alongside Bupa Cromwell Hospital.

Dr Giardini's experience in congenital heart disease extends to the diagnosis and management of a wide range of defects in babies, children and adolescents. His GOSH unit has pioneered techniques including transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement and Dr Giardini's involvement in paediatric cardiac research means his patients are treated according to the latest and most successful techniques.

Dr Giardini, who is a Top Doctors 2021 award winner, also leads specialist clinics for children with paediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He's highly regarded for expertise in providing guidance for children and adolescents with documented cardiac disease and those with symptoms during exercise, such as palpitations, chest pains or fainting/syncope.  

His philosophy is a patient-centric approach, delivering treatment with compassion and understanding, and personalising his consultations and treatment to each child and their family.    ​

Dr Giardini has a medical degree and a PhD (in the pathology of heart failure in patients with congenital heart defects) from the University of Bologna's (Italy) School of Medicine. Dr Giardini went on to undergo extensive training in paediatric cardiology both in Bologna and in San Francisco, USA. He is actively involved in research, having published over 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals.  

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Verified Patient
21/05/2022

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Amazing Bedside manner, put my 7 yr old at ease immediately. Explanation was very satisfying

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07/04/2022

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Dr Giardini has a lovely conversational bedside manner and took time to listen to us and assess my daughter. So important. He quickly identified what investigations were needed and we have a plan going forward. Would highly recommend.

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14/10/2021

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Highly recommended. He spoke to myself as the mother, and my child. She felt at ease and much better for seeing him.

Verified Patient
29/04/2021

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Dr Giardini was welcoming and friendly - our 5 year old was at ease immediately which meant the tests carried out were perfect with no stress caused. After looking at many specialist I am so glad I choose the right one! I would highly recommend to everyone.Thank you very much Dr.


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